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  • Term used for newspaper in general, to carry fish home from the market, implying sly wit in expressing the coastal nature of a publication, or as a derrogatory for bad or useless print and writing.

    January 29, 2009

  • Often used to refer to outdated or expired version of the paper or news, e.g. today's newspaper is tomorrow's fishwrap. (Also the name of one of the first custom newspaper experiments on the web, created by MIT's Media Lab in 1994. The end product, from a news perspective, fit the name.)

    January 29, 2009